Six Year Old Donates Her Birthday to Texas Children’s Cancer Patients

A former pediatric cancer patient, Makayla Buckingham, has sought to help other kids in Texas Children’s by donating all her own birthday presents to them. Knowing their experience and wanting to bring a smile to their faces, she’s solicited gifts for her 6th birthday from family, friends and classmates. You go, girl.

 

 

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Congressional Budget Office’s Cost Estimate of GOP Health Replacement is a Shocker

The eagerly awaited analysis by the Congressional Budget Office of the Republican health care alternative bill was released Monday. Although working with limited time and much uncertainty in how markets will behave, the economists estimated that as many as 24 million people would be left insured uninsured by the change in policy by the end of a decade. Although at a cost savings to the budget by about 300 billion dollars. Reactions have been swift, and largely along party lines.
(Video: PBS News Hour)

 

American Health Care Act, Cost Estimate

 

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Proposed Fixes for Texas’ Child Protective Services Get Questioned by Advocates

As the Texas legislature works through a possible fix to a host of problems at Texas Children’s Protective Services, many are still asking if the proposals are what the agency needs. And more importantly, is it what Texas children deserve.
(Video: KPRC 2 News)

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Staggering number of Texas children in imminent danger neglected by CPS, investigation shows (Dallas News)

 

 

 

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